World stocks rise, oil surges on Gulf of Oman incident

SINGAPORE -- World stocks were mostly higher on Thursday and energy prices surged after two oil tankers were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman, leaving one with a damaged hull and the other on fire and adrift.

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